urban agriculture

Aquaponics in the Classroom Sets up Students for a Growing Industry

Aquaponics in the Classroom Sets up Students for a Growing Industry

Aquaponics is increasingly popular in Maine. It's a way to grow fish and plants at the same time indoors, allowing for a fresh supply of locally grown produce all year round.

Rooftop Garden Takes Urban Agriculture to Another Level

Rooftop Garden Takes Urban Agriculture to Another Level

University of Massachusets - Lowell and Mill City Grows Partner on Green Roof Garden at University Crossing

Create an Energy-Efficient Urban Oasis: 6 Reasons to Install a Green Roof

Create an Energy-Efficient Urban Oasis: 6 Reasons to Install a Green Roof

Urban environments have their challenges—energy consumption and air pollution among them—but things are looking up. Rooftop vegetation addresses these problems and then some.

Three Ways Cities Can Help Feed the World, Without costing the EarthC

Three Ways Cities Can Help Feed the World, Without costing the EarthC

Climate change is underway, and human activities such as urbanisation, industrialisation and food production are key contributors.

On The Roof With Eco-Architect Roger Schickedantz on Twenty Years of Innovative Green Roof Design

On The Roof With Eco-Architect Roger Schickedantz on Twenty Years of Innovative Green Roof Design

Roger Schickedantz, AIA, LEED AP, BD + C, GRP, Director, William McDonough + Partners was an early adopter of green roofs in North America with projects all over North America and around the world.